Call for case studies to be presented at RGD's Web Design Accessibility Conference
30/07/14
On October 8, creative and business professionals are invited to attend a one-day conference on accessible web design. RGD's Web Design Accessibility Conference will present and discuss strategies and techniques to help ensure websites may be accessed, understood and enjoyed by all.
 
Case Studies
RGD is currently accepting case study proposals to be presented at the conference, on the accompanying website and in a printed and pdf handbook that will be published in early 2015. Case studies will be presented in 15 minute time slots at the conference with time for delegates to ask questions and discuss creative solutions to web accessibility challenges. 
 
Case study proposals should include an overview / explanation of an accessible website you have created, with particular emphasis on the challenges faced through the process and how they were addressed. Please be sure to include the site's URL and / or supporting images. 
 
To submit a case study proposal, email
Deadline to submit case study proposals: August 29.
 

The Conference

The Web Accessibility Conference will feature two concurrent streams of sessions, one at a more advanced level featuring panels and case studies and the other with more general how-to information. Attendees will enjoy a networking breakfast and lunch, and have the opportunity to connect with industry suppliers. Details on the event are available at rgd-accessibledesign.com/

 

Location

Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge St., Toronto ON

 

Timing

October 8
8:00am - Registration

9:00am to 4:30pm - Conference 

*Breakfast and Lunch included 

 

Pricing

Member Early Bird Rate - $110 (until September 6)

Non-Member Early Bird Rate - $140 (until September 6)

 

Member Rate - $140 (after September 6)

Non-Member Rate - $175 (after September 6) 

 

Register at https://rgdaccessibility2014.eventbrite.ca

 

*full details coming soon 

 

About RGD's AccessAbility Initiative

Presented with support from the Government of Ontario as part of the EnAbling Change Program, this conference is the key aspect of a multi-faceted project that includes a website, video and printed handbook. The project, entitled “AccessAbility”, aims to promote understanding and compliance to accessible website requirements within Ontario’s design community. 

 

Conference sponsors include: Accessibil-IT Inc., Accessible Media Inc., Context Creative, Designedge Canada and Flash Reproductions.

 

For more information, click here